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Sri Lanka: Ex-IPKF Intelligence Chief sets the record straight

Paper No. 5763                                        Dated 11-Aug-2014

by Col. R. Hariharan

Sulochana Ramiah Mohan/ Interview
Courtesy: Ceylon Today, August 10, 2014 URL: www.ceylontoday.lk

India, China and Sri Lanka: the uneasy triangle

Paper No. 5759                                         Dated 04-Aug-2014

by Col. R. Hariharan

China’s President Xi Jinping has accepted a long-standing invitation from President Mahinda Rajapaksa to visit Sri Lanka sometime this year. The first-ever visit by a Chinese President to Sri Lanka will no doubt be hailed alas a crowning achievement for President Rajapaksa’s foreign policy which had been under siege for some time now. 

BJP doing a volte-face on Lanka’s ethnic issue

Paper No. 5756                                       Dated 31-Jul-2014

Guest Column by Dr Kumar David

It seems that the Modi government is preparing the ground and softening up Tamils at home and in Lanka to ditch the 13-th Amendment and the Indo-Lanka Accord of 1987; not explicitly but to go halfway down this road.

Sri Lanka: The Tamil Experience of being Alienated at Home

Paper No. 5749                                        Dated 23-Jul-2014

Guest Column by Charles Sarvan

What follows is consequent of a remark made by (Sinhalese) Mr Bradman Weerakoon on 20 June 2014 in the course of a eulogy on his close friend of many years, (Tamil) Mr Duleepkumar.

Sri Lanka: Was it a Genocide?

Paper No. 5748                                        Dated 21-Jul-2014

by Dr. Parasaran Rangarajan

The Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) were one of the most advanced militant groups in the world listed as the world’s greatest terrorist threat by the United States (U.S.) Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) ahead of Al-Qaeda1.

View from Sri Lanka: Jaitley-Modi populist budget promises reforms later

Paper No. 5745                                     Dated 21-Jul-2014

Guest Column by Dr Kumar David

The budget is a harbinger of state-led capitalism with Indian characteristics.

Sri Lanka: Time to shake up Sri Lanka’s “business as usual” with India - Update No. 247

Note No.  721                                          Dated 17-Jul-2014

By Col. R. Hariharan

(This article contains excerpts from a media interview given by the author on August 16, 2014.)

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